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“Motivation gets you started, discipline gets you there.”
陳厚任

Chad Chen

Principal Dancer

“Motivation gets you started, discipline gets you there.”
陳厚任

Chad Chen

Principal Dancer

BIOGRAPHY

Born in: Taichung, Taiwan
With Shen Yun Since: 2008

Chad Chen comes from a family of accomplished Taiwanese artists. In 2010 and 2012, he won first place (junior male division) in New Tang Dynasty Television’s International Classical Chinese Dance Competition. In 2018, he won first place in the international competition’s adult male division. He studied classical Chinese dance at the New York-based Fei Tian Academy of the Arts, and graduated summa cum laude from Fei Tian College.

Repertoire Highlights

Li Bai and His Angelic Encounter (2020)

Devotion (2018)

The Lady of the Moon (2016)

Outlaw of Mt. Liang (2015)

Yang Zhi and His Sabre (2013)

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